Armitstead, Steven Ray, Capt
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7511-Pilot VMA (AW) A-6E Qualified
Last MOSGroup
Pilots/Naval Flight Officers
Last Unit
1969-Present, 7511, Missing In Action/POW/MIA Vietnam
Service Years
1965 - 1969
Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Golden Dragon Certificate



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This Military Service Page was created/owned by LCpl Ashley Roberts to remember Marine Capt Steven Ray Armitstead.

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Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]

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Last Known Activity
1st Lt Armitstead was a member of the Marine All Weather Attack Squadron 533, Marine Attack Group 12, 1st Marine Air Wing.   On March 17, 1969, he was the pilot of a Grumman Attack Aircraft Intruder (A-6A) on a night mission over Laos, when he completed his mission his aircraft was shot down by enemy fire near Moung Nong in Savannakhet Province, Laos and he was declared Missing in Action.  His remains were not recovered.  His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

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  1969-1969, 7511, VMA(AW)-533

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March / 1969
VMA(AW)-533 Unit Page
First Lieutenant
7511-Pilot VMA (AW) A-6E Qualified
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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2015
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 2 Members Also There with MOS Code 7511:
  • Armistead, Steven Ray, Capt
  • Cadena, Mario, Capt, (1957-1969)
 39 Other Members:
  • Backus, Dave, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Bliven, Rick, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Brown, Charlie, MSgt, (1965-1985)
  • CALLAWAY, JERRY, Sgt, (1967-1971)
  • Cole, Bruce, Cpl, (1966-1969)
  • Cyphers, Glenn, Sgt, (1966-1970)
  • Degrassi, Walter, LCpl, (1966-1970)
  • Dettman, Richard, GySgt, (1956-1975)
  • Dowdy, Ernest, Sgt, (1967-1971)
  • DuBois, Michael, SSgt, (1966-1971)
  • Fronick, Charlie, Sgt, (1966-1970)
  • Gardner, Richard, Cpl, (1966-1970)
  • Hill, Vincent, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Hockenberry, Gregory, Cpl, (1967-1971)
  • Hunt, Ken, Cpl, (1965-1969)
  • Johnston, John, Cpl, (1965-1969)
  • Kelemecz, David, SSgt, (1967-1977)
  • Lynch, Paul, Sgt, (1966-1970)
  • MacDowell III, Arthur, Sgt, (1968-1972)
  • Mcdonald, Francis, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Meisenhelder, Gary, Capt, (1965-1997)
  • Menteer, Terry, Maj, (1969-1993)
  • Murphy, John, SSgt, (1967-1971)
  • Oxford, Bill, Sgt, (1967-1970)
  • PIERCE, LARRY, Cpl, (1964-1971)
  • Reehl, Kevin, Cpl, (1969-1973)
  • Roberto, Ronald, SSgt, (1962-1969)
  • Rosano, William, Sgt, (1966-1970)
  • Schlereth, Thomas, SSgt, (1967-1971)
  • Schlereth, Tom, SSgt, (1967-1971)
  • St. Romain, Patrick, Cpl, (1965-1969)
  • Thompson, Jack, SSgt, (1966-1972)
  • Thompson, Stirling, Cpl, (1966-1970)
  • Utt, Kenneth, LCpl, (1967-1971)
  • Zultanky, John, Cpl, (1966-1970)
  • Zultanky, John, Cpl, (1966-1970)
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